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Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September
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Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September

Jun 24th 2020, 5:17 PM 7,687 Views 8 Comments

Priority groups will receive letters from 6 July.

Just 937 CervicalCheck tests and no BreastCheck exams were carried out in April
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Just 937 CervicalCheck tests and no BreastCheck exams were carried out in April

Jun 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 8,684 Views 6 Comments

Cancer screening services will begin to return at the end of the month – but there is huge gap in referrals in the past 3 months.

'This week I had to receive the results of my latest scan on my own'
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'This week I had to receive the results of my latest scan on my own'

Apr 27th 2020, 6:53 AM 43,518 Views 6 Comments

Holly Kennedy is doing her best to handle her treatment for breast cancer, while all around her has changed.

Opinion: Examined in the toilet, protesting in a chair for a bed - my battle for comfort in hospital
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Opinion: Examined in the toilet, protesting in a chair for a bed - my battle for comfort in hospital

Jan 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 51,538 Views 21 Comments

Jess was given a makeshift bed behind a doorway when battling infection following a mastectomy.

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis
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Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:55 AM 20,896 Views 45 Comments

A new study has found that an AI system can better identify cancer in mammograms.

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach
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Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:15 PM 15,260 Views 2 Comments

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study
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Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study

Aug 30th 2019, 7:21 AM 13,461 Views 20 Comments

The new study is the first to show that the risk of breast cancer remains elevated 10 years after treatment has stopped.

A lump was placed on Molly Malone's breast to see if anyone would notice
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A lump was placed on Molly Malone's breast to see if anyone would notice

Oct 26th 2018, 11:25 AM 43,085 Views 32 Comments

The stunt was part of a new campaign, Take Notice, for Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Here's how to check your breasts for lumps, because October should be about more than just pink things
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# Breast Cancer

Here's how to check your breasts for lumps, because October should be about more than just pink things

Oct 9th 2018, 8:00 AM 3,277 Views 0 Comments

Give ‘em a squeeze.

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families
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Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:31 PM 39,385 Views 71 Comments

The best-available medical evidence consistently refutes the claims made in the leaflet.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer
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Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,644 Views 22 Comments

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system
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Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system

Jun 5th 2018, 8:43 AM 16,097 Views 21 Comments

The method has already been shown to work with a range of cancers including leukaemia and melanoma.

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?
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FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?

May 4th 2018, 6:20 PM 25,975 Views 179 Comments

A paid-for advertisement on Facebook is surfacing on Irish user pages, claiming this is the case. We examine the evidence.

English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error
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English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error

May 2nd 2018, 1:29 PM 12,838 Views 4 Comments

Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that an independent inquiry is due to take place into the issue.

'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine
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'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine

Apr 7th 2018, 9:15 AM 10,609 Views 4 Comments

Happy Magazine aims to share something useful, helpful or positive about the Irish cancer journey every day.

'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer
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'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer

Mar 7th 2018, 4:48 PM 39,417 Views 7 Comments

Emma Hannigan passed away last Saturday.

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis
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Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Feb 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 27,026 Views 8 Comments

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer
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NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

Feb 10th 2018, 6:04 PM 13,163 Views 5 Comments

Breast cancer patients whose cancer has spread still face relatively poor outcomes.

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer
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Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer

Jan 13th 2018, 7:45 AM 13,927 Views 18 Comments

Overall long-term night shift work increased the risk of cancer by 19%.

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise
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'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,894 Views 20 Comments

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer
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Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

Sep 28th 2017, 9:25 PM 27,141 Views 25 Comments

Hundreds of messages from well-wishers quickly poured in on Twitter.

'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them'
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'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them'

Sep 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 22,069 Views 21 Comments

Mother-of-three Ger felt a lump that turned out to be breast cancer. With her family’s support, she managed to come out the other side.

'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating'
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'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating'

Sep 2nd 2017, 9:00 PM 26,483 Views 7 Comments

The Plurabelle Paddlers, a team for those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, competes all over the world.

Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour'
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Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour'

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:30 PM 11,359 Views 32 Comments

Current best practice sees women given full breast radiotherapy in most cases.

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment
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143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,028 Views 35 Comments

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

Harris postpones plan to ration supports for women with breast cancer
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# Bras And Prostheses

Harris postpones plan to ration supports for women with breast cancer

Jul 1st 2017, 1:34 PM 10,605 Views 22 Comments

“I want to ensure that they are not subjected to additional stress and worry about losing services.”

German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages
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German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages

Apr 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 27,163 Views 28 Comments

A pair of dogs are now 100% accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, according to researchers.

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year
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Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year

Dec 31st 2016, 7:00 AM 24,847 Views 21 Comments

More than 25% of all alcohol-attributable cancer cases related to breast cancer, a new study found.

'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life
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'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life

Dec 28th 2016, 10:00 PM 3,012 Views 8 Comments

In an extract from her autobiography, business woman Jo Malone writes about being told she had breast cancer.

Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial
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Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial

Dec 20th 2016, 8:46 AM 8,814 Views 26 Comments

The 50 Irish patients will join almost 5,000 taking part worldwide on the trial.

Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there'
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Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there'

Nov 7th 2016, 9:45 AM 25,133 Views 20 Comments

Her friend and fellow actor Sarah Michelle Gellar presented her with a Courage Award.

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer
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Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

Oct 31st 2016, 1:42 PM 12,803 Views 7 Comments

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"
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Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"

Oct 20th 2016, 7:52 PM 7,368 Views 16 Comments

Communications director Lena Biornstad said she found the decision “incomprehensible”.

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims
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'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Sep 8th 2016, 7:56 PM 22,594 Views 125 Comments

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."
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"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

May 31st 2016, 10:09 AM 27,733 Views 9 Comments

The sisters fighting cancer together.

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says
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Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says

May 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,566 Views 1 Comment

Research into the condition has lagged behind in the last decade.

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough
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Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

May 3rd 2016, 2:50 PM 13,949 Views 12 Comments

Around 10% of Irish women will develop the condition during their lifetimes.

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease
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Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

Apr 27th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,428 Views 8 Comments

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau
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Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

Dec 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 7,406 Views 3 Comments

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

Tributes paid as young doctor (33) dies of breast cancer
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Tributes paid as young doctor (33) dies of breast cancer

Dec 9th 2015, 3:25 PM 63,390 Views 25 Comments

Dr Sarah McAnallen had trained in Dublin.

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